Sheet Metal Technology

Downtown Campus

Steve MacKay
Instructor
253.680.7254
Dan Eberle
Career Advisor
253.680.7010

To schedule an advising appointment, call 253.680.7002.

Location Downtown Campus

Hours Mon - Fri, 7 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Sheet Metal studentsBates offers the only program in the region that prepares students for apprenticeship employment in the sheet metal industry. Customer projects completed in the classroom, shop, and the field, provide students with the necessary foundational skills to succeed in this high demand and rewarding occupation. Instruction includes equipment operation, fabrication and installation of various ventilation systems, blueprint reading, computer-aided drafting, air distribution, and material handling. This is a pre-apprenticeship program for the Western Washington Sheet Metal Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee. Students who complete all required elements of the selected Sheet Metal Technology course offerings will be awarded direct entry into the Western Washington Sheet Metal JATC Local 66 building trades or residential apprenticeship program. Students will be placed at the end of the out of work list. Prior educational credits are recognized upon entrance into the apprenticeship.

Program Length: Six quarters (approximate)

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 118 Credits

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS

100+ Level Human Relations
100+ Level Communications
100+ Level Mathematics

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REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS

SHME 101 Introduction to Sheet Metal Technology
SHME 102 Metalworking Machines Technology
SHME 103 Fittings Fabrication I
SHME 104 Principles of Health and Safety
SHME 105 Materials Technology
SHME 106 Hand Tools and Equipment
SHME 107 Applied Math
SHME 108 Introduction to Drafting
SHME 109 Drafting Techniques
SHME 110 Layout Math
SHME 111 Technology of Seams and Locks
SHME 112 Fittings Fabrication II
SHME 201 Introduction to Architectural Sheet Metal
SHME 202 Introduction to Blueprint Reading
SHME 203 Blueprint Reading Applications
SHME 204 Layout Drafting II
SHME 205 Layout Drafting III
SHME 206 Complex Components Fabrication
SHME 207 Energy Codes
SHME 208 Duct Design and Air Balancing - Basics
SHME 209 Duct Design and Air Balancing - Advanced
SHME 210 Solar Heating
SHME 211 Commercial Projects
WBAS 101 Welding Basics

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 Certificate of Competency: 118 Credits

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS

90+ Level Human Relations
90+ Level Communications
90+ Level Mathematics  

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SHME 101 Introduction to Sheet Metal Technology

SHME 102 Metalworking Machines Technology
SHME 103 Fittings Fabrication I
SHME 104 Principles of Health and Safety
SHME 105 Materials Technology
SHME 106 Hand Tools and Equipment
SHME 107 Applied Math
SHME 108 Introduction to Drafting
SHME 109 Drafting Techniques
SHME 110 Layout Math
SHME 111 Technology of Seams and Locks
SHME 112 Fittings Fabrication II
SHME 201 Introduction to Architectural Sheet Metal
SHME 202 Introduction to Blueprint Reading
SHME 203 Blueprint Reading Applications
SHME 204 Layout Drafting II
SHME 205 Layout Drafting III
SHME 206 Complex Components Fabrication
SHME 207 Energy Codes
SHME 208 Duct Design and Air Balancing - Basics
SHME 209 Duct Design and Air Balancing - Advanced
SHME 210 Solar Heating
SHME 211 Commercial Projects
WBAS 101 Welding Basics

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